Tag: Amazon ECS

Accelerating development feedback loops with AWS CDK hotswap deployments for Amazon ECS

Introduction Culture Amp is an employee experience platform that provides the insights into employee engagement, performance, and development that organizations need to build a category-defining culture. Culture Amp’s mission is to create a better world of work. Developer feedback loops An efficient developer feedback loop is a critical part of an effective development process – […]

Announcing software version consistency for Amazon ECS services

Introduction Container image tags offer a user-friendly way to manage and keep track of different versions of container images. However, they also present a security risk to organizations due to their mutable nature. Without protections in place, a container image tag can be changed in a container image repository to point to a different container […]

Proactive scaling of Amazon ECS services using Amazon ECS Service Connect Metrics

Introduction This post discusses Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) Service Connect, a capability that provides a secure and scalable way to connect different Amazon ECS service deployments. This enables seamless communication between micro-services while reducing the operational overhead. It provides features such as service discovery, load balancing, and network traffic metrics. This post primarily […]

Windows Containers on AWS Fargate: Launch time improvements

We launched AWS Fargate support for Windows Server containers on Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) in October 2021 to remove the undifferentiated heavy lifting of managing the underlying host operating system (OS). This has enabled customers to run Windows containers without having to patch, scale, and harden the Windows OS, using the serverless, pay-as-you-go compute […]

Use Ansible to bootstrap external container instances with Amazon ECS Anywhere

Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) is a fully managed container orchestration service that helps you deploy, manage, and scale containerized applications. Within Amazon ECS there is a concept known as Capacity, which is the infrastructure where your containers run. Amazon ECS provides multiple options: Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances in the AWS Cloud, AWS […]

Applying Generative AI to CVE remediation – early vulnerability patching in Continuous Integration Pipelines

Cloud technologies are a rapidly evolving landscape. Securing cloud applications is everyone’s responsibility, meaning application development teams are needed to follow strict security guidelines from the earliest development stages, and to make sure of continuous security scans throughout the whole application lifecycle. The rise of generative AI enables new innovative approaches for addressing longstanding challenges with […]

Unlocking AWS Fargate feature for attaching Amazon EBS Volumes to ECS Tasks

Unlocking AWS Fargate feature for attaching Amazon EBS Volumes to ECS Tasks

Introduction Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) has now enhanced its functionalities by integrating support for Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) volume attachment to Amazon ECS tasks. This feature simplifies using Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate with Amazon EBS. Amazon ECS facilitates seamless provisioning and attachment of EBS volumes to ECS tasks on both […]

Scale your Amazon ECS using different AWS native services!

Containers accelerate application development and enhance deployment consistency across environments, thus enabling organizations to improve productivity and agility. AWS container services such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) make it easier to manage your application so you can focus on innovation and your business needs. Customer experience is the most important yardstick by which […]

Windows authentication with gMSA on Linux containers on Amazon ECS with AWS Fargate

Introduction Today, we are announcing the availability of Credentials Fetcher integration with AWS Fargate on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS). With this launch, you have the option of running Linux containers that depend on Windows authentication on Amazon ECS using both the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) launch type, as well as with […]

Distributed machine learning with Amazon ECS

Running distributed machine learning (ML) workloads on Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) allows ML teams to focus on creating, training and deploying models, rather than spending time managing the container orchestration engine. With a simple architecture, control plane transparent upgrades, and native AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) authentication, Amazon ECS provides a great environment […]